Diagnosis: Merthyr

Diagnosis: Merthyr

One of the perceived anomalies in European club football is the presence of the six Welsh clubs in the English league system. What a lot of people don’t realise, however, is that historically the Football League was the pinnacle of a system that encompassed both...
Mungo 2010/11: New Faces, part 1

Mungo 2010/11: New Faces, part 1

In spite of the financial mismanagement which, conveniently, he seems to have forgotten the specific details of, Dotmund is very excited to reveal that Heart of Clachmaninshire have been busy in the transfer market over the summer.  Last week you may have spotted some...
World Cup Technical Ecstasy

World Cup Technical Ecstasy

Now that you know what Martin Samuel and Alan Shearer think, you might not be interested in any more expert views on the recently-finished World Cup. But amid the small print on the “past World Cups” page of FIFA’s website is a link to a series of documents which...
The Horlicks That Is The Current Offside Law

The Horlicks That Is The Current Offside Law

It’s a couple of months old now, but my attention was recently directed to this article by The Guardian’s Jonathan Wilson, eulogising the current offside law, or more to the point the current interpretation of it. Before I get down to the serious business...